Henry Kissinger

Politician, statesman Henry Kissinger Full Name: Henry Kissinger

United States of America

Profession: Politician, statesman
Why Famous: Nobel Peace Prize, National Security Advisor, Secretary of State, founder and chairman of Kissinger Associates

Born: May 27, 1923 (95 years old)
Birthplace: F├╝rth, Bavaria, Germany
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1949-02-06 Diplomat Henry Kissinger (25) weds Ann Fleisher (23) in Washington Heights, Manhattan

Historical Events in the Life of Henry Kissinger

  • 1961-02-28 JFK names Henry Kissinger special advisor
  • 1968-12-02 US President Richard Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor
  • 1971-01-12 US Federal grand jury indicts Rev Philip Berrigan & 5 others, including a nun & 2 priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger
  • 1971-07-09 Henry Kissinger visits the People's Republic of China to negotiate a detente between the US and China
  • 1972-10-26 Henry Kissinger declares "Peace is at hand" in Vietnam
  • 1973-02-17 US National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger meets Chinese leader Mao Zedong, where the latter jokingly offers to send 10 million Chinese women to the United States
  • 1973-09-22 Henry Kissinger succeeds William Rogers as US Secretary of State
  • 1973-09-22 Henry Kissinge sworn in as America's 1st Jewish Secretary of State
  • 1974-02-11 Henry Kissinger unveils Nixon Administration's seven-point "Project Independence" plan to make the U.S. energy independent
  • 1975-01-13 Henry Kissinger hints at military action against oil countries in case of "actual strangulation of the industrialized world" in the wake of oil shock

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